Giant Contend SL1 review

Giant Contend SL1 review

Ah yes, Taiwan’s Giant, the world’s largest purveyor of high-end bicycles. Giant may have started out making bikes for other companies such as Schwinn back in the 1970s, but the tables have long since turned and Giant now makes bikes under its own name as well as other major bicycle brands. And representing one of the major road bike trends of the last few years, the 2018 Contend SL1 is also a two-wheeled billboard for the company, with the Giant name etched and emblazoned on everything from the handlebar, stem, seatpost and saddle, to the Giant-badged wheels and tyres, both of which it now sells separately, too. Bike of the Year 2018 Best bike: our buyer's guide to which bicycle type you should buy in 2018 The Giant Contend SL1 is one of our Bike of the Year bikes for 2018. To read reviews of the other contenders and the ...

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